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Zoe Kaplan

Zoe Kaplan is a Senior Writer at Forage. Prior to joining Forage, she wrote and edited career and workplace content for Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women. Her work has been featured in Ivy Exec, The Female Quotient, The Ladders, and more.

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How to End an Email Professionally (With Examples)

You’ve done the hard work of writing a professional email, and now it’s time to figure out how to end it. Knowing how to end an email professionally is crucial for writing clear, actionable emails that leave your recipient with a positive impression. This guide will walk you through how to end an email professionally, …

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How to Negotiate Salary for Beginners (With Examples)

Negotiating salary, especially when it’s your first job offer, can be daunting and even nerve-racking. Yet most companies expect you to negotiate; if you don’t, you might leave money on the table. Don’t know how to negotiate salary? We’ll show you how, from where to find salary information to what to say in a conversation …

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Guide to Working at Clifford Chance

If you’re looking for a future-focused law firm that highly values mentorship and learning opportunities, Clifford Chance is one to keep in mind. With 34 offices in 23 countries, this international law firm has resources, clients, and opportunities across the globe. So, what’s it really like working at Clifford Chance? In this guide, we’ll cover: …

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How to Create an Online Portfolio (Even When You Don’t Have Work Experience)

You don’t need professional work experience to have a great online portfolio. If you’ve written articles for the school newspaper, conducted research for a class, developed a video game in an extracurricular, or did some graphic design on your own time, these are all things you can — and should — include in an online …

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Entry-Level DevOps Interview Questions (With Answers)

DevOps is taking the engineering world by storm. More than 8 in 10 informational technology (IT) leaders say they use DevOps practices in the workplace, according to Puppet. So whether you’re applying for a DevOps engineer role or an engineering role at a company that uses DevOps, here’s your go-to guide for acing the DevOps …

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6 Ways to Stop Saying ‘I Don’t Know What Job I Want’

When people ask about your long-term career goals, do you think, “I don’t even know what job I want”? You’re not alone. Trying to plan your career — with so many industries, companies, and titles to choose from — can be overwhelming, stressful, and challenging. We’ve all been there. That’s why we’re here to help …

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Externship vs Internship: What’s the Difference?

Pursuing work-based experiences before you start your career can help you gain professional experience and hard and soft workplace skills. They can also teach you what kind of work you like (and don’t like!) to do. So what sort of work-based experience should you do — an externship vs internship? We’ll show you the difference …

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